if u had and extra 500 USD

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by KAS, Jun 14, 2013.

  1. KAS

    KAS Monkey+++

    IF you had an extra 500$ laying around .
    What prepping items would you purchase besides GUNS AND AMMO????
  2. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart,Deadman Walking, Snow Monkey Moderator

    I know where there is a very nice, 3 Cyl, Air Cooled, Lister Diesel, 10Kw Genset that can go for $500US..... Just ask.....
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  3. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

  4. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    a welder. any surplus turned into storable food stuffs.
  5. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    An old clunker of a truck, Which by the time I finish with it...

    Will be triple-fueled.
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  6. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    beer; I got everything else I need.
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  7. Dawg23

    Dawg23 do or do not, there is no try

    Im thinking of some more freeze dried food or booze. i have this dire need for rum LOL
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  8. Airtime

    Airtime Monkey+++

    I can't decide if I'd just squirrel it away or give to "she who must be obeyed" to curry some favor. I do need some (some favor too.) Oh heck, look for a small used plasma cutter that'd run off my genset.

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  9. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    At this point and juncture, I'd put it into silver as a hedge against QE adnauseum.
    That would be about 23 ounces of .9999 or 32.00 face value of pre 1965 US 90% silver coinage.

    Not as a long term prep but for the intermediate hedge and store of value between our dollar crashing and what ever is next.
  10. KAS

    KAS Monkey+++

    i scored me a free miller bobcat {gas that im fixing to drop o few dollars into ... but still a great schore
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  11. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    A tower for the radio antenna. Other than that, I think I haven't overlooked anything. Study on this site has let me plug a LOT of holes that used to exist.
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  12. KAS

    KAS Monkey+++

    i got a tower u can have come n get it ill help u take it down
  13. Harbin

    Harbin Monkey+

    Why can't deals like this be local to me... Wtf
  14. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn RIP 1/13/21

    I just keep picking up 90& silver as I can, plus working on the new abode. Otherwise I am pretty well set.
  15. STANGF150

    STANGF150 Knowledge Seeker

    If I had an extra $500, I'd put it in a prep that means the most to me right now. On my medical incurred debt from back in February!
  16. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    $200 to communications equipment and the rest to food.
  17. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    Just needs to be put on a truck and hauled to your AO.... it is in WA, not up yonder in @BTPost land...
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  18. VHestin

    VHestin Farm Chick

    Probably would want an Excalibur dehydrator and an All American pressure cooker/canner. Or maybe use it to get our new cats fixed so we won't have to worry about getting more mouths to feed.
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